[SATLUG] help with name resolutions

Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 18 13:37:22 CST 2010


Looks enough like mine. How about ifconfig lo? Mine shows:
#ifconfig lo
lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:5556 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:5556 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:16510746 (15.7 MiB)  TX bytes:16510746 (15.7 MiB)



r3d91ll wrote:
># This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
># and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

[[snip]]
>On Thu, 2010-11-18 at 12:30 -0600, Don Wright wrote: 
>> What does your /etc/network/interfaces show?
>> 
>> r3d91ll wrote:
>> >spoke to soon.  I can now ping to the world via Domain name or IP
>> >(without the -I switch) but I still cant ping the localhost.
>> >
>> >Todd

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